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Accrediting and Professional Bodies

National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH)


To raise the standards of Hypnotherapy in the UK in every possible way. To maintain a Common Code of Ethics and Practice and a Complaints and Disciplinary Procedure to deal with complaints from any source. To encourage high training standards and to move towards nationally recognised qualifications in Hypnotherapy. To encourage links with other interested organisations and professions. To provide a professional and unequalled service to its members, the public, the media, and affiliates. To promote within the profession, the dissemination of information about Hypnotherapy through its Journal, Seminars and Conferences.

Membership Criteria

When applying to become a full member of the NCH, one must demonstrate knowledge, skills and understanding to be a competent, ethical and caring professional hypnotherapist. Full members are required to hold the Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma (HPD). Full membership includes various benefits. Student membership is available to students enrolled in an accredited hypnotherapy training course. Associate membership is open to anyone with an interest in Hypnotherapy.

Ethical Code

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